Flip Flappers started out fun, but the shift in tone towards the end didn't do it any favors.
Build Fighters looked like nothing more than a shameless advertisement for plastic Gundam models, but it turned out to be a genuinely rewarding experience with a great understanding of fun.
Bakemono no Ko had potential to be one of the most exciting anime films in recent years. However, its excruciating melodrama surrounding an unwanted character weighs it down drastically.
Minami-ke is cute and entertaining, but, at times it fails to be original and never attempts to follow up with one of its major plot points.
Tetsuwan Birdy Decode is an awful mess. It's inconsistent, stupid, and boring. However, Birdy Decode:02 is a major improvement over the original, and is often liked by those who hated the first.
LAIKA surprises us with one of the best films this year. Kubo and the Two Strings is a stunning beauty for all ages.
Koukaku no Pandora is an annoying moe-blob with almost no redeeming qualities besides from how hilariously awful it is. However, was it all done on purpose?
Zankyou no Terror presents itself as a thought provoking mystery but if you dig deeper all you'll find is a mindless and illogical thriller.
Acclaimed anime studio Trigger tries hard to stray from the formula they're known for. Unfortunately, it fails miserably.